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Donald Trump

Approximately once every quarter for the last two years, we've been bombarded by declarations that Donald Trump’s takeover of the GOP is complete. The frequency...

Will tomorrow's primary elections in the GOP signal another turn in the party toward candidates who mimic Donald Trump's attitudes and affect? That's the question...
Paul Ryan

It would be difficult to overestimate the meaning of Paul Ryan's decision to retire from Congress even as he occupies the office of Speaker of...
Donald Trump

As hostile takeovers go, Donald Trump’s acquisition of the Republican Party was a strange one. The GOP’s shareholders—e.g. voters—approved of the transition, but the old...
2018

Congressional Republicans passed tax-code reform into law on December 19, and the near-term effects exceeded even the most wide-eyed optimist’s imaginings. Almost every day since,...
Donald Trump

Being the dominant governing party is a mixed bag. You and your allies enjoy all the perks and can set the agenda, but your freedom...